AwardSpring Scholarships | Additional Scholarships

All scholarships are awarded based on available funds.
* Awards are used to defray college expenses at NHTI


One application … many scholarships!

The Community College of New Hampshire Foundation has established the AwardSpring process to make it possible to apply for many different scholarships with a single application. Apply for any of the applications listed in the yellow box using the AwardSpring Application.

This scholarship is for students with financial need who are residents of towns with fewer than 15,000 inhabitants in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts or Maine.

The Alumni Scholarship is awarded by the NHTI Alumni Club to both returning and first-year students who have an interest in working for the betterment of the college and the local community. One or two scholarships of $500 each are available each academic year. Preference is given to the dependents of NHTI alumni. The deadline for application is August 1 of each year. You can download, print or request an application using the links below, or request one from the Financial Aid Office.

Applicant must be a Belmont, NH resident, entering their second year of college in the fall. Student may be part or full time and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants who participated in volunteer community service will be given preference.

*Chester W. French Scholarship
The Chester W. French Scholarship Program offers a scholarship for incoming freshman who have recently graduated from John Stark Regional High School and are accepted into any of the engineering technology programs at NHTI. Priority is given to students who have successfully completed a Project Lead The Way course.

Awarded during the Fall and Spring semesters to full or part-time students who are enrolled in associate degree or certificate STEM programs of interest to NASA.

Awarded annually to students enrolled and matriculated in NHTI’s Electronic Engineering Technology program. Students who are pursuing a careering in electronic engineering and who are non-traditional, adult learners are strongly encourage to apply.

David Scott Turner was a 1988 graduate of the NHTI Paramedic Emergency Medicine program who lost his life in an automobile accident in June 1990. David work in EMS in both Massachusetts and NH. This scholarship was created by his family and friends to support students pursuing EMS training at NHTI. Must major in Paramedic Emergency Medicine Program.

The Mr. Devi Timsina Memorial Scholarship for New Americans was established in 2012. The primary purpose of this scholarship is to assist a responsible, diligent student who entered the United States as a refugee, including but not limited to those who have since obtained U.S. Citizenship. Students applying for this scholarship must have submitted a FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid). Students do not need to be enrolled full-time but must be matriculated into a degree program and must be in good academic standing (passing all classes). This scholarship is named in memory of former NHTI student Mr. Devi Timsina.


  1. Student must provide documentation of current or former legal refugee status (I-94 card with an alien number on the back or permanent resident card or other)

Criteria include:

  • student with a visible and permanent walking disability;
  • must be a NH resident who graduated from a NH high school;
  • award will be used to defray tuition expenses.

For Dental Hygiene Students. This scholarship was established in 2014 by Bruce R. Courtney in memory of Betsy Antonucci who was a truly caring person and practicing dental hygienist for 36 years. Betsy was a 1978 graduate of NHTI.

One $750 scholarship is available for a senior Dental Hygiene student. Please complete this application and submit to the Financial Aid Office by March 1st. The $750 scholarship will be applied directly to the scholarship recipient’s account in the Bursar’s Office for the Spring semester.

Nancy Heath, a 2001 graduate of NHTI, established the Ella McIntosh Memorial Scholarship for Nursing in 2015 in honor and memory of her mother. Ella McIntosh was trained in the Cadet Nurse’s Corps., and a graduate of Concord Hospital’s Nursing School. She was a lifelong dedicated nurse. This $1,000 scholarship is available for an NHTI nursing student. Deadline is March 15th.

The Frances H. Benton Engineering Scholarship fund will provide scholarship assistance to student attending NHTI to promote diversity in the field of engineering.  In awarding the scholarships, the college will consider factors such as diverse experiences, socioeconomic background and other factors necessary to further the college’s interest in diversity.

Distribution from the Fund shall be used each year primarily to support students pursuing careers in and/or degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering Technology (preference will be given in this order). Other technology majors may be considered, including but not limited to, Advanced Manufacturing Process Technology, Animation and Graphic Game Programming, Architectural Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Industrial Design Technology, and Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology. Scholarships may be awarded to full or part-time students for fall and Spring semesters.

The Hillary Alexandra Hansen Scholarship was established in 2012 in memory of “Alex” Hansen. Its purpose is to assist students with physical or learning disabilities who are taking college courses to pursue a college certificate or degree in preparation for an independent, self-sufficient life. Please note that all students with disabilities must meet the same standards as all other students and need to be otherwise qualified to do college level work. Deadline May 1 for fall semester and November 1 for spring semester. The amount of the scholarship award(s) will be based on available funding and the particular needs of the student.

This scholarship is named in memory of Jen Kemp, a graduate of the Sports Management program who worked in the NHTI Athletics/Wellness Center Office. She passed away unexpectedly in 2004. The scholarships will be awarded twice a year (spring and fall semesters) to qualified students who demonstrate strong academic skills and leadership potential, while also being active in campus life and community service at NHTI.

A minimum of three $500 scholarships will be awarded each semester. The NHTI/Northeast Delta Dental Road Race is the primary fundraiser for this scholarship. Since the inception of this scholarship, over $10,000 has been awarded to deserving NHTI students helping to make a difference.

Criteria include:

  • Must be enrolled full-time in a matriculated program at NHTI, with preference given to Sports Management students;
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average at NHTI;
  • Student must complete an application and a 500 word essay explaining why he/she should be considered for this scholarship.

This scholarship was established in 2013 to honor Joan M. Hubbard, a 2007 graduate of the NHTI Nursing Program. Joan began her nursing career later in life, but quickly became known for the enthusiasm and passion she brought to nursing, and for her determined advocacy on behalf of her patients. This scholarship is solely and specifically for Senior Nursing students at NHTI. Deadline is August 1st.

This award was established in the memory of Marshall Snyder by his family. Marshall taught chemistry, materials science and physics at NHTI, Concord’s Community College from 1965-1984. It is the wish of the family to honor the type of student Marshall enjoyed the most, a student who performed well in the laboratory sessions of courses. This scholarship is open to any NHTI student who meets the following criteria:

  • is currently a full-time student or is following a three-year program;
  • has taken, or is taking a credit-bearing physical science class that has a laboratory component; physical science courses include chemistry and physics;
  • maintains a GPA of 2.5.

The Maxwell Miller Scholarship was established in 2014 in memory of “Max” and his love of photography. He received his Associate in Arts in Visual Arts with a concentration in photography, and went on to continue his education in the Bachelor of Fine Arts at UMass-Lowell. The purpose is to offer funding of an advanced study in photography and may be used towards tuition or supplies.

This scholarship is available to 2nd year NHTI students who are enrolled in the Visual Arts degree program or the General Studies or Liberal Arts degree programs with a Visual Arts concentration.

Established in 2010, the Molly B. Hawthorn-MacDougall Memorial Nursing Scholarship will be presented to a freshman nursing student. The scholarship will be used towards the student’s tuition, fees and books for their senior year. One $1,000 scholarship will be presented on Award’s Day.

Priority will be given to a student who:

  • Has a financial need
  • Exhibits excellent clinical skills and compassion
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Projects awareness of Women’s Health and Reproductive Issues in New Hampshire

Award three $500 scholarships to Allied Dental Education students:

Dental Assisting Student$500
Dental Hygiene First Year Student$500
Dental Hygiene Second Year Student$500
DIRECTIONS: In order to apply for the New Hampshire Dental Society/Davis & Towle Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
  • Student must be a resident of the State of New Hampshire.
  • Student is expected to practice in the State of New Hampshire upon graduation.
  • Dental Assisting students must have completed one semester of their clinical program.
  • Dental Hygiene Freshmen students must have completed the fall semester of their first year.
  • Dental Hygiene Senior students must have completed the fall semester of their second year.
  • The student must complete all sections of the application and return it no later than 4 pm on March 1, 2018 to the Academic Secretary in MacRury Hall – Room # 142.
  • All information will be submitted to the NHTI Dental Advisory Board for their selection and will be kept entirely confidential.

For any additional information, contact the Department Chair of Allied Dental Education at (603) 271-6484 x4141 or the Program Coordinator of the Dental Assisting Program at (603) 271-6484 x4123.

*New Hampshire Scholars
The NH Scholars award at NHTI is a $500 tuition waiver available to High School Students who have graduated from a participating NH Scholar High School (see for a list of high schools) and who have completed the Core Course of Study upon graduation. NHTI may grant up to twelve (12) $500 NH Scholar awards.

Criteria include:

  • Completion of the Core Course of Study recognized by New Hampshire Scholars;
  • matriculation in a degree program;
  • enrolled at least half-time (6 Credits) for the upcoming semester;
  • have filed a FAFSA and completed the Financial Aid requirements;
  • High School GPA 3.0 minimum.

Effective August 2011, a one year tuition only scholarship up to a maximum of 32 credits will be awarded to designated New Hampshire high school valedictorians, based on a cumulative grade point average, from a New Hampshire NECHE accredited institution. The one year will be defined as the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, with a start date of any of the three and applied only within the one year from the time of first semester of matriculation. The recipient must enroll as a matriculated student in a CCSNH college within 15 months from the time of secondary school graduation. The scholarship may be applied to tuition costs only at the student’s college of matriculation.

NHTI-Concord Boys & Girls Club Scholarships are awarded to qualified NHTI students who demonstrate strong academic skills and leadership potential while also being active in campus life and community service at NHTI. The Boys & Girls Club Basketball Classic held every November at NHTI between Rivier University and Plymouth State University Basketball programs is the primary fundraiser for the scholarships. The scholarships are to be presented to Concord Area Boys and Girls Club members attending NHTI. The Scholarships will be awarded annually for spring semester assistance with tuition expenses at NHTI.

Criteria include:

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student or accepted to NHTI in a matriculated program at NHTI with a history of attending the Concord Boys and Girls Club; Minimum 2.5 grade point average;
  • The completion of an application and a 500 word essay explaining why he/she should be considered for this scholarship. Essays should be submitted to Sports Management Professor Paul Hogan on or before December 31 for review by the awards committee;
  • The applicant must have applied for Financial Aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The scholarship will be presented once per year (January 1) with awards based on funds availability per semester for deserving students. The scholarship will be posted on the students account for the spring semester.

The Northeast Delta Dental “Dr. Thurston J. Carpenter Scholarship Fund” was created in 2008 and fully endowed in 2011. This scholarship will provide financial assistance to students of the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs at NHTI who are residents of New Hampshire, Maine or Vermont, hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed a Financial Aid FAFSA form. Applications due March 1st.

The Patricia Bottino Scholarship Fund was established to benefit students enrolled full-time in a two-year degree program in Nursing at any of the seven colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire. At least one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually, based on available funds. Applicants should have financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average, as evidenced by current transcript(s). Student must be working toward an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Applicants should write and submit a cover letter, no longer than one page, as to why they feel they should receive the award.

This award was established in the memory of Peter Atwood by his Family and Colleagues. The award will benefit students in the Radiologic Technology Program at NHTI, Concord’s Community College.

Criteria include:

  • matriculated in Radiologic Technology;
  • enrolled full-time for the upcoming semester;
  • have filed a FAFSA;
  • minimum 3.0 GPA.

One annual Ronald F. Borelli Legacy Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student at any CCSNH college, who is a NH resident and matriculated in a degree/certificate granting program with demonstrated financial need.

Given in memory of the College’s first president, Dr. George M. Strout, these $500 awards are given to students matriculated in each of the following programs:

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Programming Engineering Technology
  • Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Robotics and Automation Technology

Criteria include:

  • minimum 3.0 grade point average in their first year at NHTI;
  • preference is given to students who exhibit financial need, women, and minorities;
  • recipients may be full- or part-time students;
  • are eligible to receive the scholarship award more than once.

*Student Senate Graduating Student Award
The Student Senate awards two graduating seniors $1,000 each to be used towards their second semester NHTI expenses.

Judging is based on 90% contribution to student life and 10% for academic performance.

Applicant Requirements:

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • completed a minimum of 50 credits by the end of the fall semester
  • registered for spring classes
  • completed their Petition to Graduate form

Deadline is the second Friday in December.

*Student Senate Returning Student Award
The Student Senate annually awards $1,000 to four returning students, to be applied to tuition only, in the upcoming academic year including the summer semester.

Judging is based on 90% contribution to student life and 10% for academic performance.  All applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and a minimum of 12 credits earned.

Deadline is the first Monday in April.

The Theresa Swindell Scholarship was established in 2018 in memory of “Tess” and her love of ceramics. She received her Associate in Arts in Visual Arts with high honors with a concentration in ceramics. She went on to complete a Bachelor In Fine Arts with a scholarship from Utah State University and aspired to begin a Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics. The purpose of this scholarship is to offer funding of an advanced study in ceramics and may be used towards tuition or supplies. Must be a 2nd year student with a Major in Visual Arts.

This scholarship is available to NHTI students enrolled in their second year of the Visual Arts degree program. Students are required to submit a Capstone Artist Statement along with roughs of imagery that illustrate their intent.

Xi Mu Beta Sigma Phi Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2007 as a legacy of the Xi Mu Beta Sigma Phi, NH Sorority. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist Senior Nursing students who demonstrate financial need. The amount of the scholarship award will vary annually. Deadline: November 1st.

Zonta International is a world wide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.

Criteria include:

  • female student;
  • must be out of high school for 5 years;
  • Must have completed 12 credit hours either at NHTI or another accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Additional Scholarships

Separate Applications Required

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All scholarships are awarded based on available funds.
* Awards are used to defray college expenses at NHTI

Scholarships are listed by first name.

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*Alice M. Yarnold & Samuel Yarnold Scholarship Trust ($2,000-$5,000):

  • New Hampshire residents;
  • demonstrate financial need and scholastic excellence;
  • pursuing a degree in nursing, medicine or social work;
  • applications must be submitted by May 17th.


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*Concord Business & Professional Women’s Club

  • student must be a female taking business courses and interested in entering the business field;
  • applications must be submitted by April 30th to the Concord Business and Professional Women’s Association.


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*Early Childhood Education Scholarship Program 
CCSNH partners with the NH Department of Health & Human Services to offer tuition assistance to child care providers who are entering or are currently in the field of Early Care and Education. Individuals who provide family child care, or work at least part time in a child care setting in New Hampshire, may be eligible to receive tuition assistance for Early Childhood Education courses offered through the CCSNH. Additional information may be accessed here.


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Marines’ Memorial Association Scholarships
Various scholarships available to military personnel and veterans. Please visit for more information.


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*New Hampshire Chapter of American College of Radiology Scholarship

Three scholarships are awarded annually to deserving 2nd year Radiologic Technology students. Criteria include:

  • New Hampshire residents;
  • financial need;
  • recommendations from clinical supervisor and program director;
  • applications must be submitted by March 5th.

New Hampshire Charitable Fund ($100 – $2,500)
New Hampshire residents pursuing undergraduate or graduate study at approved institutions of postsecondary education are eligible to apply for grants, interest-free and low interest loans from this fund. Information, applications and deadlines are available from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Student Aid Program, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301; phone: (603)225-6641 or (800)464-1700; website is

NH Dental Society Foundation

The Foundation administers the Walter Winchester Scholarship Funds and the Intrepid Book Funds in conjunction with the Council on Relief and Scholarship. Scholarship loans and book fund grants are available to New Hampshire dental students and dental hygiene students. Scholarship loans are available to dental students beginning with the second years of study. A Dental hygiene students may apply for their second year.

NH National Guard Educational Benefits & Tuition Waiver Program

  • NHTI students who are serving in the NH Army National Guard may qualify for Federal Tuition Assistance (How to Apply to Federal Tuition Assistance), National Guard Scholarships and a Tuition Waiver of all or a portion of tuition charges through this program.
  • Guard members should contact their commanding officer/unit administrator or NHARNG Education Services Officer for more details about this program or to obtain a TAG form 621-1, NHARNG Tuition Waiver Application.
  • This program is administered by Student Financial Services in conjunction with the NH Army National Guard. Students must apply for federal student aid.

For more information, contact the Army National Guard at (800)GO-GUARD.

For complete information about Veterans Student Financial Programs.

*New Hampshire Society of Professional Engineers

  • New Hampshire residents;
  • currently enrolled in an engineering or engineering technology program;
  • 3.0 GPA or higher;
  • applications are available at;
  • applications must be submitted by April 15th.

*NHTI Merit Award
Awards are based on academic merit and financial need (as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The number of awards varies each year and they are based on the availability of funds. Students will be evaluated after the spring semester and must meet the following criteria.

  • Must have earned a minimum of 24 credits;
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA;
  • The student must register for a minimum of 9 credits for the upcoming Fall semester prior to the last day of classes.

*Non-Traditional Programs Grant for Men and Women
This grant is awarded to men and women who are matriculated in programs determined to be nontraditional for their gender. The purpose of this grant is to increase the percentage of students enrolled and retained in these programs that prepare them for high-skill and high-wage, or high demand occupations underrepresented for their gender. Eligible programs, for example, include those for women pursuing careers in engineering and for men entering any number of allied health programs. Please see the specific listing of eligible programs listed on the scholarship application. This scholarship is funded by the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 as awarded by the NH Department of Education.

  • Application available here in PDF.


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Orphans of Veterans Scholarship

Eligible applicants are those individuals who: are children of parents who served on active duty in the armed services of the United States; and are legal residents of New Hampshire; and whose parents died on active duty or have since died from a service-connected disability. This scholarship provides full tuition at a New Hampshire public college/university and $2500 towards board, books and supplies. For more information contact the Division of Higher Education at (603) 271-2695.


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Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence in the two-year colleges since 1918 and has become the largest and the most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world. For information on NHTI’s Alpha Upsilon Omicron Chapter visit:

POW/MIA Children’s Benefits
Children of persons domiciled in New Hampshire while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces after February 28, 1961, and officially interred or missing in action during the Southeast Asian conflict, are eligible to receive full tuition. Information may be obtained from a high school guidance counselor or the State Board of Education, Concord, NH 03301.


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*Transition Program

The Transition Program is a federally funded program which provides assistance and support to individuals in transition such as single pregnant women, single parents, displaced homemakers, individuals with documented disabilities, and individuals with limited English proficiency who are matriculated students at NHTI. It has been in existence for over ten years (formerly called the Single Parent/Displaced Homemaker Program) and has helped hundreds of women and men to obtain degrees and to launch careers.

Students must be enrolled in a career or technical degree, diploma, professional certificate, or certificate program and only core courses within those programs will be eligible for consideration.  General Studies major does not qualify for this program. Please check with director to find out if you qualify. Program requirements may change at any time.

Financial assistance is available to pay for such costs as tuition and/or books. The Program Director helps students to reach their goals by meeting with students in the beginning of each semester. Students need to apply each semester to remain in program, maintain at least a 2.0 GPA, and be in an approved program major to continue in the program. This scholarship is funded by the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 as awarded by the NH Department of Education.

Criteria include:

  • You must be either a single pregnant woman, a single parent, a displaced homemaker, have a documented disability or be of limited English proficiency;
  • You must be a matriculated student in a career or technical degree, professional certificate, or certificate program;
  • You must be registered for 6 credits or more;
  • You must complete a Transition Program application by the established deadline.
  • You must apply each semester to continue in the program.

The Office of Student Affairs administers this program. Applications are available from the Student Affairs Office, the Financial Aid Office, the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Tutor, and the Coordinator of Accessibility Services or you may access the applications here in PDF.


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Veterans Assistance
NHTI is approved for veterans benefits under the Veterans Adjustment Act (GI Bill®), the Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP), the Montgomery GI Bill and Dependents Education Assistance Program. Qualified enrolled veterans and their dependents may receive monthly financial benefits as full-time or part-time students. Applications and information on the programs are available from the NHTI Registrar’s Office (VA Certifying Officer).

For complete information see Veterans Educational Programs and

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at


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